The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 89 124 140
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 114 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.45% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.99% 4.82% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 52
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 137 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (54.59%) Java
3 93 (40.61%) HTML
4 91 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 85 (37.12%) Web Services
6 84 (36.68%) TDD
7 80 (34.93%) SOAP
8 64 (27.95%) JSON
8 64 (27.95%) XML
9 59 (25.76%) CSS
10 51 (22.27%) HTML5
10 51 (22.27%) BDD
11 49 (21.40%) Scrum
12 47 (20.52%) Git (software)
13 43 (18.78%) Finance
14 42 (18.34%) Spring
14 42 (18.34%) OO
15 41 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (16.59%) SQL
16 38 (16.59%) Maven
17 35 (15.28%) Linux
17 35 (15.28%) jQuery
17 35 (15.28%) AngularJS
17 35 (15.28%) Jenkins
18 32 (13.97%) Subversion
18 32 (13.97%) Banking
19 30 (13.10%) JMS
20 29 (12.66%) MVC
21 28 (12.23%) .NET
21 28 (12.23%) PHP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.11%) Node.js
2 7 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.62%) CMS
4 5 (2.18%) Mule
4 5 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.75%) Drupal
5 4 (1.75%) JBoss
5 4 (1.75%) Apache
6 3 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.31%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.31%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.87%) WordPress
7 2 (0.87%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Radian6
1 2 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.49%) Force.com
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.31%) Heroku
4 2 (0.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.30%) HTTP
2 8 (3.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) LDAP
3 2 (0.87%) CTI
3 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.87%) DVB
3 2 (0.87%) X.509
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.23%) MongoDB
2 19 (8.30%) MySQL
2 19 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.42%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.80%) Neo4j
5 10 (4.37%) Big Data
6 9 (3.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.93%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) Redis
8 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.75%) DB2
8 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.31%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.31%) HBase
9 3 (1.31%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.87%) SQLite
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (20.52%) Git (software)
2 38 (16.59%) Maven
3 35 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 32 (13.97%) Subversion
5 23 (10.04%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.30%) Selenium
7 8 (3.49%) Mockito
7 8 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.06%) JUnit
8 7 (3.06%) JIRA
8 7 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.06%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.62%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.62%) Android Studio
9 6 (2.62%) Hudson
10 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.18%) JMeter
10 5 (2.18%) Grunt
10 5 (2.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (18.78%) Finance
2 32 (13.97%) Banking
3 8 (3.49%) Games
3 8 (3.49%) Marketing
3 8 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.18%) Advertising
5 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.31%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Front Office
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 172 (75.11%) Developer
2 70 (30.57%) Java Developer
3 32 (13.97%) Senior Developer
4 18 (7.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (6.99%) iOS Developer
6 14 (6.11%) Analyst
6 14 (6.11%) Architect
7 13 (5.68%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.24%) Android Developer
8 12 (5.24%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.06%) Scala Developer
9 7 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (2.62%) Senior iOS Developer
10 6 (2.62%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (2.62%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.18%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.18%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.18%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (2.18%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.18%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (40.61%) HTML
2 85 (37.12%) Web Services
3 80 (34.93%) SOAP
4 64 (27.95%) JSON
4 64 (27.95%) XML
5 59 (25.76%) CSS
6 51 (22.27%) HTML5
7 42 (18.34%) Spring
8 35 (15.28%) jQuery
8 35 (15.28%) AngularJS
9 30 (13.10%) JMS
10 28 (12.23%) .NET
11 26 (11.35%) Hibernate
12 21 (9.17%) RESTful
13 19 (8.30%) CSS3
14 17 (7.42%) Backbone.js
15 16 (6.99%) J2EE
16 15 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (6.11%) Ajax
17 14 (6.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.11%) Derivative
2 14 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.68%) Equity Derivative
3 13 (5.68%) User Experience
4 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.93%) Open Source
6 7 (3.06%) iPhone
6 7 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.62%) iPad
8 5 (2.18%) Social Media
8 5 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.75%) W3C
10 3 (1.31%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.87%) IVR
11 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.28%) Linux
2 28 (12.23%) Apple iOS
3 19 (8.30%) Android
4 16 (6.99%) UNIX
5 9 (3.93%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.06%) Windows
7 5 (2.18%) CentOS
8 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (36.68%) TDD
3 51 (22.27%) BDD
4 49 (21.40%) Scrum
5 42 (18.34%) OO
6 41 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (12.66%) MVC
8 28 (12.23%) SOA
9 23 (10.04%) Web Development
10 21 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (9.17%) OOP
11 18 (7.86%) Unit Testing
11 18 (7.86%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.42%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.42%) iOS Development
13 16 (6.99%) Kanban
14 13 (5.68%) Web Design
14 13 (5.68%) Content Management
14 13 (5.68%) Integration Testing
14 13 (5.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 125 (54.59%) Java
2 91 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.59%) SQL
4 28 (12.23%) PHP
5 27 (11.79%) C#
6 19 (8.30%) Scala
7 17 (7.42%) Objective-C
8 16 (6.99%) Ruby
9 13 (5.68%) Python
10 11 (4.80%) C++
11 10 (4.37%) Apple Swift
12 9 (3.93%) Apex Code
13 7 (3.06%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.62%) PHP5
15 4 (1.75%) Groovy
15 4 (1.75%) Perl
16 3 (1.31%) XPath
16 3 (1.31%) Go
17 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.87%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.37%) yum
3 6 (2.62%) Puppet
4 5 (2.18%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.75%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.87%) Oozie
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 18 (7.86%) Oracle
2 12 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.62%) Informatica
5 4 (1.75%) Talend
5 4 (1.75%) Appcelerator
5 4 (1.75%) Zend
5 4 (1.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.31%) IBM
6 3 (1.31%) HP
6 3 (1.31%) Sybase
6 3 (1.31%) Coverity
6 3 (1.31%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.87%) Conga
7 2 (0.87%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.87%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.87%) Pardot
7 2 (0.87%) Sencha
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